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When I was coming up with and solving problems with a math friend I learned that proof by contradiction was perhaps the most common way to prove things. It’s strange to people who don’t work with math everyday, to everyone else it’s secondhand.





It's not just math, it's a pretty basic concept in philosophy, or any area where critical thinking is required



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